CAPriCORN Consortium



What is CAPriCORN?

Chicago Area Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Network, or CAPriCORN, is a Chicago-wide partnership of 11 local research institutes. These institutes have joined together to find ways of improving health care while focusing on issues affecting people living in and around Chicago. The various health conditions include anemia, asthma, recurrent Clostridium difficile (C. diff), sickle cell disease and weight. This research network is also working on several other studies including ADAPTABLE; RELIANCE; Precision Medicine Initiative, or PMI; and Myocardial Ischemia and Transfusion, or MINT. 

Who is involved?

  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Chicago-area patients and patient advocates
  • Alliance of Chicago community health services
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Cook County Health & Hospitals System
  • Loyola University Health System
  • NorthShore University Health System
  • Northwestern Medicine
  • University of Chicago Medicine
  • University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System
  • Veterans Administration (Jesse Brown VA Medical Center & Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital)

Contact us

To get more information about CAPriCORN at Rush, please contact the following:

Raj Shah, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine
Rush University Medical Center
Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center
1750 W Harrison St, Ste 1000
Chicago, IL 60612

The CAPriCORN at Rush Team: